I Don't Believe Everything Im Told

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    There are way too many liars in this world,

    unfortunately most of us have learned the hard way. I understand the white lies like 'I'm fine thanks' etc, but huge lies that hurt people, nothing will ever come good of that
    squishyarmadillo squishyarmadillo
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 22, 2014

    Unfortunately, I don't trust people.

    My trust spectrum slowly get smaller every day. Someone always has something to say that isn't true. I can tell when you're lying to me too; I don't say anything, I just keep on "listening." But in real reality, you just lost a friend. I will not have fake or lying friends. I...
    MajesticMia MajesticMia
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 20, 2014

    One night I was sitting in a bar

    and the man sitting next to me said "you are a gorgeous woman" Life is full of little lies told in order to produce a desired result. Best to learn which ones not to believe :) Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth...
    TKD1 TKD1
    51-55, F
    1 Response Mar 15, 2014

    I would be stupid if I did.

    The amount of back stabbing liars I have had to face it's kind of obvious I don't believe everything I get told. That would be like telling someone that they can swim in lava! I hate people who lie, yeah there is in some cases where you may need to lie but the people who lie...
    MyMusicalScars MyMusicalScars
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 14, 2014

    I could write a book on some of the crazy stuff

    I've been told to believe. There's religion and those lies told to me as a kid. Then there's crazy things I can't even begin to explain that my mother, father and sisters say. It's like they pull things from their butt. Nonsense and so that is why I chose to analyze everything...
    rememberwhouare rememberwhouare
    36-40, F
    Mar 2, 2014

    I never truly have; growing up

    as a child, I would always question everything I was told. This would include religion and other notions as well. I simply do it more so today than when I was younger. So many aspects in the world today depend on the individual to decide for themselves and many do not think in...
    asert12345678 asert12345678
    31-35, M
    1 Response Mar 1, 2014

    I'm not . I believe in energies

    and trust me I get them right 70% of the time if I really want to know you . It's a trick I observed for a year using energies when You're with me . And when you lie to me , I can tell you're bullshiting .
    LostN2Worlds LostN2Worlds
    22-25, F
    Mar 1, 2014

    Charles Darwin is the God of Atheism.

    The Atheist's worship him. They blindly believe everything he said. No evidence necessary. When they get together in groups, the Atheist's talk about their hero-God Darwin. They worship the man!!! He is their light! The Atheist's believe that it was not until the year 1809 that...
    Bonnie1934 Bonnie1934
    61-65, F
    4 Responses Feb 24, 2014

    I honestly don't know

    why my friends hang out/like me. I'm not worth it.
    vintagewood vintagewood
    18-21, F
    Feb 21, 2014

    By the time you swear you’re his,

    Shivering and sighing, And he vows his passion is Infinite, undying – Lady, make a note of this: One of you is lying. by Dorothy Parker
    IamnotCharlieSheen IamnotCharlieSheen
    46-50, M
    1 Response Feb 18, 2014

    Well to a point, I do.

    I know that the things I'm told are often believed by the orater, the myth teller. It is either their reality or their belief in their reality that I am hearing. I am cued in though, I listen to nuances, I see and feel the many parts of a spirit/psyche. I do not like pointing...
    jeresey jeresey
    56-60, F
    Feb 16, 2014

    I immediately try to figure out the other

    persons agenda. Almost everyone has an angle they are presenting. The ones that don't are closest to me.
    ny7yankee ny7yankee
    51-55, M
    1 Response Feb 12, 2014

    I dont believe everything im told.

    A good thing i learned was to question EVERYTHING.
    elliesa elliesa
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 11, 2014
    bunyipstew bunyipstew
    31-35, M
    1 Response Feb 2, 2014

    I don't believe every thing I'm told.

    Once I was buying some rock and gems and a rock shop and the shop keeper and i got talking about salt lamps. I have a salt lamp in my room you see so she was telling me that if you turn it in at night it will cure asthma and other breathing conditions. (Although i don't have...
    MinecraftWolfie MinecraftWolfie
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jan 30, 2014

    I have to research everything lol it takes me

    weeks to confirm anything I'm told
    tah34 tah34
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jan 29, 2014

    When people tell me stuff I have a hard time

    believing them because so many people tell me different things and I just got to the point when I stopped believing stuff. The main reason why I have trust issues.
    deleted deleted
    Jan 29, 2014

    If I had listened to what I was taught in

    elementary school, I would be a racist, and a sexist. It was an extremely conservative catholic school, and there were only male teachers. My parents sent me there because it was otherwise a good school, but my dad taught me the most important lesson I can remember. Don't...
    ThatOneGirlWithTheBlueEyes ThatOneGirlWithTheBlueEyes
    18-21, F
    Jan 29, 2014

    This experience is the reason

    why I don't believe people when they talk to me.
    deleted deleted
    Jan 24, 2014

    From self-serving pretense to unintentional

    self-deception, we all twist the truth sometimes. We get so wrapped up in a person, group, idea, whatever - that we start to see them as better than they really are, or we get so much out of a belief system that we try to spread it around to others, even if it's completely out...
    SilverSearching SilverSearching
    31-35, M
    Jan 24, 2014

    In fact, I barely believe anything I'm told at

    this point. #surroundedbyspies
    anonymousfraud anonymousfraud
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 15, 2014

    I don't believe anything I'm told I'm not

    even sure if my birth certificate is mine.
    SpacePirate SpacePirate
    22-25, M
    Jan 12, 2014

    Here's how I came to realize this is truth.

    I was in an accident that left me in a situation that I had to be in an ICU room for 6 weeks. Than 3 months after that I was stuck in a bed. 4 different hospitals and specialists, and all the crap that came with it for 6 years. 9 times I was zapped back to life and everyday...
    17MadMax1976 17MadMax1976
    41-45, M
    Jan 12, 2014

    You are being lied to on a massive scale.

    Right now there are experts analyzing your search history. They use this information to build a story that you will believe even though it is completely false. Beware. For these are powerful men who follow the living Antichrist. They are smarter as a group than the rest of the...
    seasonedspy seasonedspy
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Jan 10, 2014

    When people tell me they love me

    or I deserve recovery or anything like that I tell them they're lying. I will not believe you if you say "I don't know you but you're beautiful and I love you." You don't know the things I've done. Don't lie to me. Ever.
    rarmeowz rarmeowz
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 5, 2014
    Steph2814 Steph2814
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jan 3, 2014

    I've been lied to so many times I'm starting to

    believe that I have a magnet for compulsive liars. My best friend of 4 years told me just last year that they are a compulsive list an basically everything they had told me was a lie. Since then I can't find it In me to trust any one, especially her. I was mad yes but instead I...
    desertlilley desertlilley
    18-21, F
    Dec 28, 2013

    I may not believe you

    or think your outright lying but if that lie doesn't hurt me or anyone else there is no reason for me to call you out on it... Whatever makes you feel good about yourself and you feel you need to lie about is not my issue to point out so go right ahead.....
    mandy795 mandy795
    36-40, F
    1 Response Dec 16, 2013

    Experience has shown me there are more

    dishonest people out there then honest ones. Its very disappointing but sadly a fact of life. Never believe what your told, it pays to do your homework, ask around and discover if what someone is saying to you is the same as they are saying to others!
    deleted deleted
    Dec 15, 2013
    Yallneedjesus Yallneedjesus
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 9, 2013

    People tell me I'm pretty.

    ..but I'm not People tell me I'm smart...but I'm not People tell me I'm skinny...but I'm not People tell me I'm talented...but I'm not People tell me I'm perfect...but I'm not I can't never really believe anything good people tell me. I feel useless, almost all the time.
    braylinbennett braylinbennett
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Dec 8, 2013

    To be honest... I don't believe a damn thing

    any one tells me. It's very rare that I do so if I tell you I do, don't break my trust...
    HeartBigBeatsQuiet HeartBigBeatsQuiet
    18-21, F
    Dec 4, 2013

    Religion: How I Began To Lose Faith...

    When I attended a funeral at a very young age, I listened to the preacher tell everyone that a fiery grave awaited you if you didn't believe in God/Jesus. I began to get really scared, which caused me to start praying... of course none of them were answered, but I was told the...
    BlueDeuceChamp BlueDeuceChamp
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 3, 2013


    I don't believe any men in my life all the men I ever knew lie and deceive I will never believe there lies I won't let one more try n fool me
    elizabettaScarlet elizabettaScarlet
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 20, 2013

    I Was Told

    Way believe in a bunch of bs Some years ago I was told I had won a new car and I need one.. But it was just lies Some people are so sick and mean with others it just very wrong
    gstormfab gstormfab
    46-50, M
    Nov 19, 2013

    I Don't Believe Anything I See Either..

    It's been a year now since I'm still trying to understand this puzzling event that happened to me. I met a certain person and we liked each other a lot. We had a great relationship based on respect , friendship and few months later, love. What happened is that after nearly 8...
    Riiim Riiim
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 5, 2013

    Can'T Trust Anyone

    I had Soo many people say they will be there for me and told them all my secrets but every time I needed them they weren't there. I guess they were too busy talking about me behind my back. I can't trust anyone and everything that comes out of people's mouth are just lies to me.
    JayyMarie1 JayyMarie1
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 23, 2013

    I Don't Believe In Trust

    Some people live their lives around trust but me, I spit on trust it ruined my life. If a person says you can trust them Don't believe that B.I.T.C.H because they will cut you open with the lies and pull out you're insides and will show them to you. So never agian will I ever...
    FreeBird909 FreeBird909
    16-17, F
    Oct 17, 2013

    I'M Not What People Expect Me To Be.

    Some people expect me to be happy and make me be something I'm not. Everyone thinks they can push me around and keep doubting me. Truth is I'm that 15 year old girl that locks herself in her room. The one that puts my head phones in and listens to simple plan. The one that...
    Cheekymonkey1997 Cheekymonkey1997
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 13, 2013

    And Neither Should You.

    Don't trust anyone, just as you would driving look at every other car as a cop. Watch your back at all times, let your guard down and you'll see what I'm talking about. Monsters are people.
    brittlo94 brittlo94
    22-25, F
    Oct 10, 2013

    Spent Too Long In Believing

    I am only wanted when I can't be had ... When they have me they realise I am not for them and that they don't want me anymore. "I love you" what does that really mean? Nothing when it comes to me. They are words used to please me to make me feel better. I sigh and think another...
    deadinsideout deadinsideout
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Sep 26, 2013

    I Don't Trust A Lot Of Things

    I know that people are mostly selfish creatures out for themselves, so I do not trust anyone easily. Some people are genuine, a lot are very fake. I'm not just talking about people I talk to in life, I'm also talking about companies that try to pass their products off as...
    emipurple emipurple
    18-21, F
    Sep 13, 2013


    I've had my fair share of bs told to me in many shapes and forms, and i've learned that not everyone is honest. I used to think that most people were genuine and honest until I found out that people will lie about anything for no reason or no motive or for an ulterior motive. I...
    misternobrain misternobrain
    26-30, M
    1 Response Sep 2, 2013


    Maybe I'm wrong, but it's only my point of view. People that had come into my life were very mean. They lied to me. They didn't accept me the way I was. For them I tried to change some things, but then, what did I receive? Well, nothing really. They didn't appreciate the things I...
    Luzma99 Luzma99
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 1, 2013


    The whole purpose of life for the health of our minds is some form of investigation, so when I am told something I check it out! You let me know something, I will either question you further or I will research - Google - the subject, ponder the results and systemise the...
    aoutdouze aoutdouze
    22-25, F
    Aug 23, 2013

    Trust Me

    just writing the words makes my body and mind go stealthy, fluidly,silently padding thru the danger zone. my senses quickened for the slightest move, searching for escape, i curl up and become small hoping to be unseen for surely these words bring only pain.
    SweetKiester SweetKiester
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Aug 10, 2013

    You Can TELL Me A Thousand Times

    We've all heard the cliches, "actions speak louder than words," or "put your money where your mouth is." I have learned to observe the actions of people, and tune out the words. Yes, the actions of an individual definitely speak volumes about their intentions and feelings, and if...
    LovelyEvelyn LovelyEvelyn
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jul 29, 2013

    Trust Issues

    Yeah. I believed I could trust you. And u wonder why it takes me awhile to open up. Well I fell for it. I took the risk. If I did this would you still wanna be with me? Exactly. Can't believe I let myself get caught up in your lies those many months ago. I will probably never...
    the808heartbreak the808heartbreak
    22-25, F
    Jul 25, 2013

    Ever Since My Parents Told Me About Santa Claus I've Felt Betrayed

    So I always do additional research, trying to shift out the truth from what seems to be a never-ending spewing of lies and contradictions. I question my faith all the time. Sometimes it grows, sometimes I have to rethink my beliefs. There's really only one truth and it's the...
    rickie53 rickie53
    41-45, M
    Jul 13, 2013

    Do The Research Yourself

    I think we as human beings - lazy human beings get use to just listening to what other people tell us and take it as fact (i think this is why racist people exist - most of them just go off of what other people tell them and they believe it- they have no personal experience of...
    SukYoung SukYoung
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jun 26, 2013

    Then And Now

    I never liked it when the old women at the church pinched my face and told me how pretty I was, but I did not pay any attention to the pretty part then. when I got in my teens that is when I really payed attention, all these old women telling me that I am pretty and no men ever...
    WandaBread WandaBread
    26-30, F
    Jun 1, 2013

    Somethying I Learned Rather Quickly

    I have learned that there is a lot of BS being spun in stories on EP.      I still get caught off guard by a few of the stories I read and actually have made a few comments on them, before realizing their story can not be true.        Reading the story a second time...
    Shelia4all Shelia4all
    46-50, F
    8 Responses May 26, 2013

    Thought This Story Was About Someone Else?

    Okay, so its a story about myself since I can relate to the topic at hand. I've never been able to believe everything I am told when it comes to love. "I Love You" mmm, how does that make me feel? Oh, oh, here we go again, another let down, down the road... I don't think so...
    charlieismydarlin charlieismydarlin
    May 26, 2013

    The Only Good Thing About Being Bullied

    I was bullied throughout primary school, and it carried on to high school because it made me quiet and scared of everyone. Peers used to tell me things and lie to me in order to try and make me look stupid and tease me even more. I learned very quickly to never believe what they...
    ivorykisses ivorykisses
    36-40, F
    May 10, 2013

    Im Not Skeptal But I Am Causious.

    I have been told things I wasn't sure I could believe things that sparked my curiosity and I had to know what was real. I was astonished my some of the things I found to be real and not as disappointed as I might have been to find it wasn't.
    RJ43 RJ43
    46-50, T
    May 8, 2013

    I Am Very Skeptical...

    About everything. A lot of the times when I feel skeptical, I end up being right, too. Whenever I hear something I don't believe, I have to really research into it. I think I'm pretty good at knowing whether or not to believe things. I also really hate commercials. I could...
    animallover110293 animallover110293
    22-25, F
    May 8, 2013


    When I went blind at 16 I learned quickly you can't trust everyone. I hate when people try to cheat us. Lucky technologies have gave us things that talk to us so we can live a life like someone with eyes. Trust is hard but you got to learn or you will be nervous your whole life...
    ChattyTara ChattyTara
    22-25, F
    Apr 11, 2013

    In A World Of Second Hand Knowledge

    Living in our digital lives where we are all constantly consuming information, it's only natural we have become skeptics. For some, there is a discontent for just blindly believing something, for others, they don't mind following. I think what makes a person unique, is one that...
    LifeJustGotReal LifeJustGotReal
    26-30, M
    Feb 15, 2013


    I follow my heart in any situation wheather its believing someone, or leaving someone. Being strong in the mind is such a good feeling. Ill belive myself first, always look up what you dont know.
    Neelove25 Neelove25
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 13, 2013

    What Is The Difference Between My Convictions And Fanstasies?

    So when I was pulling my tarot card for the night, What stood out to me was this statement; "You must know the difference between your convictions and your fantasies." What are my convictions? What are my fantasies? Do I hold to this idea of what love is because I believe it...
    phoebe55 phoebe55
    51-55, F
    1 Response Jan 14, 2013
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